Özden Özcan Top

Graduate School of Informatics
To what extent the medical device software regulations can be achieved with agile software development methods? XP-DSDM-Scrum
Özcan Top, Özden; McCaffery, Fergal (2019-08-01)
For medical device software development organizations, it is very challenging to maintain both conformance to the strict regulatory requirements enforced by the safety-critical nature of the domain and achieve efficiency i...
Application of a software agility assessment model - AgilityMod in the field
Özcan Top, Özden; Demirors, Onur (2019-02-01)
Adoption of agile values and principles and transformation of organizations towards agility are not easy and straightforward. Misinterpretation of agile principles and values, and adoption of partial solutions with few agi...
Catching up with Method and Process Practice: An Industry-Informed Baseline for Researchers
Kluender, Jil; Hebig, Regina; Tell, Paolo; Kuhrmann, Marco; Nakatumba-Nabende, Joyce; Heldal, Rogardt; Krusche, Stephan; Fazal-Baqaie, Masud; Felderer, Michael; Genero Bocco, Marcela Fabiana; Kuepper, Steffen; Licorish, Sherlock A.; Lopez, Gustavo; McCaffery, Fergal; Özcan Top, Özden; Prause, Christian R.; Prikladnicki, Rafael; Tuzun, Eray; Pfahl, Dietmar; et.al. (2019-01-01)
Software development methods are usually not applied by the book. Companies are under pressure to continuously deploy software products that meet market needs and stakeholders’ requests. To implement efficient and effectiv...
A hybrid assessment approach for medical device software development companies
Özcan Top, Özden; McCaffery, Fergal (2018-07-01)
Medical device software development organizations are bound by regulatory requirements and constraints to ensure that developed medical devices will not harm patients. Medical devices have to be treated as complete systems...
How Does Scrum Conform to the Regulatory Requirements Defined in MDevSPICE
Özcan Top, Özden; McCaffery, Fergal (2017-10-02)
Medical device software development is subject to high regulations due to the potential risk of harming patients with unsafe medical devices. These regulations require software development to be performed with high discipl...
A Lightweight Software Process Assessment Approach Based on MDevSPICE((R)) for Medical Device Development Domain
Özcan Top, Özden; McCaffery, Fergal (2017-09-04)
Software process improvement is challenging in the medical device development domain, as significant constraints exist such as ensuring conformance to regulations while improving software quality. The regulations that medi...
Assessment of Agility in Software Organizations with a Web-Based Agility Assessment Tool
Adali, Onat Ege; Özcan Top, Özden; Demirors, Onur (2017-09-01)
Agile software development approaches have emerged to overcome the inherent challenges of the traditional software development methodologies. With that in mind, they offer a set of simple yet effective practices based on t...
Evaluation of Agility Assessment Tools: A Multiple Case Study
Adali, Onat Ege; Özcan Top, Özden; Demirors, Onur (2016-06-10)
Agile software development has been one of the most important paradigms of software engineering community. Agile methods that are shaped around Agile Manifesto and principles, provide promising results when applied properl...
A Reference Model for Software Agility Assessment: AgilityMod
Özcan Top, Özden; Demirors, Onur (2015-06-17)
In this paper, we present AgilityMod that we developed with the purpose of identifying agility levels of software development projects, indicating agility gaps and providing roadmaps to organizations in adopting agile prin...
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